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Police Searching For Man Accused Of Groping Teen On Subway Train

Police are on the hunt for this man, who they say groped a 16-year-old girl on the subway. (Credit: NYPD)

Police are on the hunt for this man, who they say groped a 16-year-old girl on the subway. (Credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who they say groped a teenage girl on the subway.

According to authorities, the suspect touched the 16-year-old girl over her clothing while riding on a Manhattan-bound 7 train at the 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue subway station. He then fled on foot.

The victim did not sustain any physical injuries as a result of the incident, police said.

The suspect is described as male, between 30 and 35 years old, and last seen wearing a tan baseball cap, black hooded sweatshirt, a red turtleneck underneath and sunglasses.

Anyone with information in regard to the suspect or the incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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